The MTN-Qhubeka team, made up mostly of South Africans and Eritreans, will compete in the most gruelling race in cycling this year.
The English football club has finished paying off its stadium debt and Arsene Wenger can now afford to buy new players and hang on to his good ones.
World number one Serena Williams has suffered her earliest Wimbledon exit in nine years after losing to French 25th seed Alize Cornet.
While Aston Villa fought hard and were close to beating Arsenal in their Premier League home match, the Gunners managed to remain on top.
German Daniel Brands proved to be tough competition for Rafael Nadal in their first-round match at this year's French Open.
Despite spending uch of the game in their own half, the Springboks withstood a second-half fightback to down Scotland 21-10 at Murrayfield.
Javier Hernandez grabbed a controversial 3-2 victory for Manchester United at Chelsea after the Blues were reduced to nine men in a tempestuous clash.
Robin van Persie struck twice late on to complete his hat-trick and seal a dramatic 3-2 Premier League victory for Manchester United over Southampton.
Top seed Maria Sharapova survived a scare before reaching the third round of Wimbledon where she was joined by her biggest rival Serena Williams.
The Netherlands' Arjen Robben has given his critics an emphatic response with a match-winning performance for his country against England.